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Citation Styles and Plagiarism: Citation Tools

Get basic information on the major citation styles, plagiarism guidelines, and info on some of our citation softwares

Citation Tools

About Citation Tools

These tools will help you format your references, works cited, and bibliography pages. However, none of these tools are 100% accurate when it comes to formatting citations. If a database gets a citation wrong, it will be copied wrong into any citation tool you use.

You are always responsible to edit your citations for errors.

Web-based software for managing article citations and other research data. It helps researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. First time users should sign up for an individual account.
Online Tutorial

EndNote (installation instructions and link to download the software)
Install EndNote on your personal computer to help manage your research. Organize references, save images and PDFs in any language, search the contents of PDFs, create citations and bibliographies as you write. It has more advanced features than RefWorks, but is not as easy to use. You may need a class or tutorials to learn EndNote.



              Free DOI guest search; CrossRef currently provides a number of ways for you to locate a DOI.